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Digestive Disorders / Gastroenterology Forum

This is a place to ask questions about digestive problems and receive a personal answer from a highly qualified doctor. You will also find support from other members who share your interest in digestive disorders. Digestive Disorders include: Anal and Rectal problems, Barrett’s Esophagus, Bleeding in the Stomach and Digestive Tract, Constipation, Crohn’s Disease, Gastritis, GERD, Heartburn, Proctitis, Short Bowel Syndrome, Ulcers, Whipple’s Disease, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome (and many more).

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I'm a 34 year old male, 180 pounds, athletic, workout moderately several times a week with a history of minor bowel problems (IBS) on and off for the past 10 years or so. About a year ago I experienced a significant feeling of pressure ...
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PLEASE SOMEONE READ THIS. Basicaly im a complex case, I will let you know about my background a bit first, im allergic to all anti biotics and nearly all painkillers except pethidine and paracetmol , ii have 16 operations for recurrent p...
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Last fall I was hospitalized for nine days for what was found to be ischemic colitis. I had been having attacks about every month to six weeks until the last one which was severe. Also had very high white count when admitted to the hospi...
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I am a 27 year-old male, 6'0", 250 lbs. For the last 3-4 years, I have had periods where I felt fatigued, malaise, and generally under the weather. These would last 2-3 months, and then go away for up to a year. I have been to numerous d...
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Dear Doc, i had my annual health check mid march and among a CT and Ultrasound of abdomen a details blood work. Actually all blood work came back fine despite some elevated Cholesterol. But i was surprised i got the note i have a 1...
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I recently had a physical and all my lab tests came back normal BILIRUBIN .03, SGOT 29, SGPT 24 Cholesterol 145 the ratio was 2.3 one of the lowest risk factors. However, my Liver GGT level came back 155. I'm a 42-year-old male 6'1'' 19...
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For the past 2 months I have had bouts with vague constant left sided abdominal pain. I am 30 years old, with no significant medical hx and no hx of abdominal pain. About 2 months ago I started having left sided abdominal pain - at first...
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I had my gallbladder removed almost a year ago. I've seen comments posted about this in the forum, but no real answer or explanation as to why it happens. Luckily, I suffered no pain after the surgery; I recovered well and I am VERY HA...
N. Solis | Last answer
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I am currently seeing a GI doctor to try to figure out what is causing my right upper quadrant pain and pressure. I'm a 30 yr.old healthy female that has had RUQ pain and pressure off and on for the past 3 years. About 3 weeks ago, I h...
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I AM UNABLE TO EAT BLAND OR OTHER FOODS WITHOUT A STABBING PAIN IN MY UPPER LEFT BACK (BREAST LEVEL). THE PAIN RADIATES FROM UNDER THE LEFT BREAST THRU TO THE BACK. IT HAPPENS ALMOST IMMEDIATELY AFTER EATING. IT FEELS LIKE A KNIFE STA...
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Could you share your experience with using DGL ? I am going to try again and hope to heal. I am using DGL By Natural Factors and it suggests 1 tablet 3 x daily 20 minutes before meals. The tablets are 400 mg. each. Dr. Murray had sugge...
karie | Last answer
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Hello. I am a 45 male. Fit -run 5miles 3-4 days/wk. Weight: 90kg. Heart rate, rested, approx 50ppm. Have drunk regularly for many years. Beer, wine, spitits. Never in the morning, always after lunch or evenings. For several years now I d...
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I have been having discomfort in my stomach area, especially the right side, and back ache that moves up and down, since January. I have had ultra sound, upper GI, Endoscopy, CT scan, MRI, MRCP. Hida Scan, back xrays, and all the lab wor...
Cocolexi | Last answer
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My daughter in law's mother was told her liver is cloudy and the hospital plans to do a liver biopsy to rule out liver cancer. Could this be a possibility?
nanci | Last answer
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I am 47 years old - male. Non smoker - not owerweight. For the last 2 months I have been having a sharp intermittent stabbing pain in the left side. The center of the pain seems to be located to the lower ribs. I am confused as to the re...
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I had elevated liver enzymes and pain in right quadrant 1.5 years ago. From ultrasound they told i have signs of fatty liver. After exercising and weight loss, my enzymes came to normal level in 4 months and CT scan at that time for r...
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I have had GERD, from mild to severe, for the last 8 years. I have been on Protonix for most of that time. Recently shifted to Prilosec as the Protonix, while preventing the acid regurgation, was not preventing the belching, and an unu...
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I am a pretty healthy 25 year old male and have been out of work for 4 weeks because of persistent nausea. I also become fuller quicker, and I noticed I have been burping huge burps, usually after eating or drinking, but sometimes I’ll g...
amarzano42 | Last answer
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Ok so i have posted about my issues before. I went to my GI on february 7th and he said my rectal crohns had much improved and did not see my fissures. I know he performed a dilation on that date and a flex sig. Well after procedure i ...
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To whom it may concern, I'm a 26 year old male who has been drinking heavily for the past 5 years. Yes, I'm quite aware that I should see a doctor soon but I have to wait until I can afford health insurance. I hope to get a piece of m...
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